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Care homes in Cambridgeshire

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England / East of England / Cambridgeshire

Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Communal area of Field Lodge, in St Ives, Cornwall

Field Lodge

St. Ives, PE27 5EXCare UK

Located in the picturesque seaside town of St Ives, Field Lodge is a purpose-built care home that provides residential, dementia, nursing and palliative care. The home has been designed to suit residents’ interests and features 72 bedrooms, secure gardens and a coffee shop, as well as a tuck shop, cinema, hair salon and nail bar. There are also several themed areas for residents to explore, such as an indoor garden and a music room. Residents are supported to join in with the activities programme, from arts and crafts and exercise to film afternoons and parties and they also enjoy helping out around the home.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Requires improvementCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,539 weekly

Ferrars Hall care home

Ferrars Hall

Huntingdon, PE29 3AACountry Court

Part of Country Court Care group, Ferrars Hall is a beautifully furnished, luxury care home located in the center of Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. This home specialises in dementia, respite and residential care, spread across 3 floors with spacious lounges, a cinema, cafe and hair salon which ensures all residents lead a full and active social life. Ferrars hall has 66 bedrooms which are comfortable and generous in size, complete with a private dining room where Bilal, the in-house chef, at your disposal for any food requirements. The home also welcomes regular visitors and guests to ensure a sociable atmosphere enabling Ferrars Hall to remain right at the heart of the community.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,350 weekly

Exterior photo of Cottenham Court Care Home in Cambridge

Cottenham Court

Cambridge, CB24 8SSBupa

Nestled within Cottenham, Cambridge, Cottenham Court is a modern care home in a beautiful house and gardens that provides expert residential, nursing, respite and palliative care to the elderly. Cottenham Court's dedicated team and activity coordinators will ensure that care needs are met and activities are always on offer to residents. A busy schedule, including relaxing pet therapy, gentle armchair exercises and museum outings means that residents are never left feeling underwhelmed. Cambridge itself is a highly regarded place for the elderly, with the popular attractions of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens and river punting being just a handful of the highlights.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,272 weekly

Swan House care home

Swan House

Chatteris, PE16 6EXFour Seasons Health Care

Part of the Four Seasons Health Care group, Swan House Care Home is located in the market town of Chatteris, Cambridgeshire and provides residential, nursing and respite care. Facilities at Swan House include 39 bedrooms, a choice of lounges and a spacious garden complete with patio area. Residents are encouraged to live life how they choose to; whether that’s relaxing and chatting to fellow residents, or joining in with the home’s busy activities programme, from visits from entertainers to exercise classes. The home is conveniently located to shops and public transport, with Chatteris town centre within walking distance and Peterborough a short drive away.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,077 weekly

The communal area in the Arlington Manor Care Home in Cambridge

Arlington Manor

Cambridge, CB3 0FWHallmark Care Homes

Located in Girton, Cambridge, Arlington Manor is a purpose built, 85-bedroom care home and offers high standards of residential, nursing and dementia care. With its happy community vibe, Arlington Manor is a hub for activity and enjoyment, where residents benefit from an all-inclusive fee package and can help out with cooking and gardening, form new friendships and try new activities. Facilities at Arlington Manor include a wellness suite, music room, café, hair salon, therapy room and a relaxing roof terrace and the home’s activities and lifestyle team are always on-hand to help residents to stay engaged and active; whether that’s taking part in a fundraising day, or enjoying a trip to the theatre in the minibus.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,790 weekly

Communal Lounge of Healthlands House in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Heathlands House

Cambridge, CB1 8YUCare UK

Part of the Care UK group, Heathlands House is a modern, purpose-built care home situated in Cambridge, offering residential, dementia, respite, nursing and palliative care. With a total of 64 spacious en-suite bedrooms, Heathlands House also has a dining room and lounge on each of its three floors, as well as a hair salon and private landscaped gardens. The expert care team are on-hand round-the-clock to deliver the highest standard of care, while the activities coordinators help to engage residents each day with painting, crafts, yoga, quizzes and baking. Heathlands House is well-located to nearby shops and amenities and there is free on-site parking for visitors.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Not yet inspectedCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,434 weekly

Littleport Grange care home

Littleport Grange

Littleport, Ely, CB6 1HWMinster Care Group

Perfectly located in the Cambridgeshire village of Littleport, Littleport Grange is a luxurious care home that provides expert residential and dementia care to the elderly. A period residence set within idyllic gardens, this Minster Care Group home boasts a wealth of modern amenities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, stylish communal lounges, bright and airy dining rooms, a spa and a decadent cinema room. From live entertainment to quizzes, the team of activity coordinators ensure every resident is kept engaged and happy doing whatever activities they please.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,450 weekly

The communal area in the Hilton Park Care Home in Cambridge

Hilton Park

Cambridge, CB25 9BXBarchester Healthcare

Situated on the outskirts of Cambridge in Bottisham, Hilton Park is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential respite, dementia and nursing care to the elderly. This Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of modern facilities for residents to enjoy, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of comfortable communal lounges, a hair salon, activity room and extensive grounds with well-maintained gardens. The extensive activities programme at Hilton Park ensures residents are kept engaged and residents even have access to the home’s own minibus in which they can enjoy special outings to community events and local trips.

Care available

  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,541 weekly

The communal area in the Oaklands Care Home in Cambridge

Oaklands

Cambridge, CB25 9BXBarchester Healthcare

Situated within charming grounds on the outskirts of Bottisham Village and an integral part of the local community, Oaklands is a purpose-built care home that provides expert residential, nursing and dementia care to those in need as well as young people living with physical challenges. This welcoming Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a hair salon, stylish communal lounges, dining areas and a landscaped garden where residents can enjoy the outdoors. Oaklands strives to offer a real community feel, through the jam-packed activity programme there are so many opportunities to make new friends and enjoy new experiences.

Care available

  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Call for pricing

Communal Lounge of Hampton Grove Care Home in, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Hampton Grove

Peterborough, PE7 8NFBarchester Healthcare

Situated in Hampton Vale on the outskirts of Peterborough, Hampton Grove is a modern and spacious care home that provides high-quality residential, respite and dementia care to the elderly. This purpose-built Barchester Healthcare home boasts a range of excellent facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of stylish communal lounges, manicured gardens, a tea room and even its very own pub, The Bonnie Prince Charlie. Fun is never far away at Hampton Grove, with the jam-packed activity programme and a team of activities coordinators, residents can enjoy many new and familiar activities.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Respite
  • GoodCQC Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,008 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in Cambridgeshire.

How many care homes are there in Cambridgeshire?

We have 22 care homes in Cambridgeshire, including Hampton Grove and Woodlands Care Centre. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in Cambridgeshire?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in Cambridgeshire, the average cost of care is £1,231. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in Cambridgeshire?

We have 12 in Cambridgeshire that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many Cambridgeshire care homes offer residential care?

We have 19 care homes in Cambridgeshire that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in Cambridgeshire offer dementia care?

We have 17 Cambridgeshire care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.

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What Cambridgeshire care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 22 care homes in Cambridgeshire that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in Cambridgeshire that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

20 Cambridgeshire care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

Are you open to other locations nearby?

Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.

Lottie’s guide to Cambridgeshire

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in Cambridgeshire. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

  • Overview

Welcome to Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire contains some of the country’s best rated care homes, including in the famous city of Cambridge, as well as across numerous small cities, market towns and quaint villages such as Ely, Peterborough and Huntingdon.

Exactly what type of care home you’re looking for will depend on your loved one’s individual requirements and budget in relation to care home costs. You can use our service to compare care homes in Cambridgeshire, to find the best Cambridgeshire care home for your loved one.

Our homes are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, with many in the area being rated Good or even Outstanding, thanks to their superb levels of social care and personal care.

In Cambridgeshire, you’ll find various care home types, including residential care homes and nursing care homes with registered nurses. Our elderly care expert team will assist you and your loved one in finding the ideal care home in Cambridgeshire that’s perfectly suited to their needs.

Popular Locations in Cambridgeshire

Wimpole Estate

Wimpole Estate is the largest house in Cambridgeshire. This imposing mansion was built in 1640 and was visited by Queen Victoria. The impressive nature of this building and its idyllic surroundings means that we’d thoroughly recommend giving it a visit with your loved one.

The Backs

The name of this relaxing area in Cambridge comes from the university colleges that back onto the River Cam. A picnic on The Backs or in Grantchester Meadows is a wonderfully calming way for older adults to savour the views of these colleges.

Marvel at Ely Cathedral

The history of Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire can be traced all the way back to the year 672 AD when St Etheledra built a church here. The current building dates from the 11th century and formally became a cathedral in 1109.

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